thresher shark


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thresher shark

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Any of various large sharks of the genus Alopias, especially A. vulpinus of warm and temperate waters worldwide, having a tail with a long whiplike upper lobe with which it strikes the surface of the water.
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Noun1.thresher shark - large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feedthresher shark - large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
Alopius, genus Alopius - type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae
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Recommended items: Chowders or gazpacho, ceviche, seared ahi tuna appetizer, daily selection of oysters, grilled artichoke, cioppino, Maine lobster, scallop and shrimp brochette, char-broiled thresher shark, bread pudding, chocolate cake.
A THRESHER shark nearly 16ft long believed to be the biggest ever caught was sold for just EUR345 at auction yesterday.
The bigeye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus, Lowe 1841) is one of three sharks in the family Alopiidae, which occupy pelagic, neritic, and shallow coastal waters throughout the tropics and subtropics (Gruber and Compagno, 1981; Castro, 1983).
Now a fishing boat skipper has netted a 12ft Thresher shark in Swansea Bay.
For lunch in the downstairs restaurant, we deliberated over 17 different varieties of fresh fish, from Baja California halibut to Pacific thresher shark to Hawaiian ono.
A THRESHER shark nearly 16ft long - believed to be the biggest ever caught - was sold for pounds 250 at auction yesterday.
On the daily menu, seafood and fish fanciers might find broiled or grilled thresher shark, Pacific yellowtail, Idaho trout, Atlantic salmon, Pacific swordfish, Pacific red snapper, orange roughy and mahi-mahi.
The thresher shark, worth about pounds 1,000, was caught off a Gower beach.
Perfectly moist and displaying the exact degree of required firmness another time, charbroiled thresher shark ($13.
When Randal Holman cast his fishing line from Malibu Pier a few weeks ago, he hoped to reel in a thresher shark.
And they came back with Ireland's biggest-ever thresher shark.